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Hey, Parents: You’re Doing A Great Job! {giveaway}

  There are days, lots of them, that parents need to hear “You’re doing a great job!” There are the days we snap at our children and make them cry (when we are really snapping at ourselves). There are the … Continue reading

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Books as Escape: Giveaway

Congrats to Steph and Daria! I’m currently finishing Nicole Blades’ new novel The Thunder Beneath Us, and it’s been a great escape from, well, real life. Following Best, the main character, through her personal drama –familial, romantic and work — is … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway: Butterfly Counting

UPDATE: Congrats to Kenitra, who won the book! I recently reviewed several great books for younger readers at the website Vegbooks. One of my favorites was a gorgeous counting book from Charlesbridge Publishing called BUTTERFLY COUNTING. You can read the … Continue reading

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Women’s History X

Congratulations, Stephanie! You (or the recipient of your shout out) will receive a copy of Rad American Women! A friend (Thanks, Amy!) recently posted a link to this post on Dangerous Minds about an ABC book called Rad American Women A-Z: … Continue reading

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T-Shirts and Bobbleheads: The (Walking) Dead Giveaway

So between a baseball giveaway and free zombies, by popular demand, zombies win! I’m going to make this a quick one — because I really need to get going with clearing out STUFF. This giveaway isn’t for everyone; not everyone … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning: Temporary Tattoo Edition

Time to clear out some items that I’ve kept around because “I love it and I might just need it someday and it’s too good to throw out or recycle and I might just need it someday.” Or, in other … Continue reading

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Springtime is for Chicks: Tee Time Giveaway

Congratulations STACY MOLTER! You will receive an adorable t-shirt from MyJoshu! Update: Joshu just announced a half-price sale through next weekend. Use the code HALF when checking out.  My friend Johari Fuentes is super-talented, and I’ve used and abused her … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en Books That Won’t Scare the Pants Off the Kids

Congrats to Lizzie! The books will be in the mail to you as soon as possible. Enjoy them! At the last birthday party my kindergartener attended, the parents gave a fantastic favor: A kid’s version of “The Legend of Sleepy … Continue reading

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For Mothers of all Kinds: The Possibility of You

Congratulations to….Emily! You will receive Pamela Redmond’s The Possibility of You in the mail!  Montclair can add another feather to its literary cap! Written in the interwoven style of The Hours, Pamela Redmond’s new novel, The Possibility of You, travels back … Continue reading

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Quelling Book Group Anxiety: Let Them (and you!) Read Free Books!

Giveaway: Congratulations to Sandra F! So a while back, when I first started with my book group, my main concern was about whether or not I’d be too much of a blabbermouth or too little of an intellectual.  While both … Continue reading

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